blog header
Monthly archive April, 2011

Friday Candy ❘ This Is Not a Wedding Cake

lukka1

This week, we are in the royal wedding spirit. Art student Lukka Sigurdardóttir’s dress-cake-creation has been interpreted as a wedding dress all over the blogosphere – talk about a cream cake dress! Sigurdardóttir wasn’t hearing wedding bells in her head when planning this project, though. To her, the work represented… Read more

The Graduates 2011 2/2

IMG_4973

Here we go! The rest of the picks from the Iceland Academy of the Arts graduation exhibition await! First stop is graphic design. My favorite project was by graphic designer Haukur Pálsson. Called Forsetar/Presidents, it’s a series of portraits of the Icelandic presidents made into huge heroic flags. Haukur’s opinion is… Read more

The Graduates 2011 1/2

Alba Solís

Last Saturday the 3rd year students at Listaháskóli Íslands finally opened the doors to their graduation exhibition in Hafnarhúsið. It’s open everyday 10-17 (Thursdays 10-20) until May 8th. It was seriously crowded, as expected… but I still managed to see almost everything I wanted to see. Although yesterday I realized that I… Read more

Happy Easter!

ATTIKATTI2

Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique Chickens and designs by Attikatti. For more, take a look here and here.

The Graduates | LHI Fashion Show 2011

aDSC_0268

Last night the LHÍ graduation extravaganza kicked off with the yearly graduation student fashion show. I wanted to make sure that I could actually see something this time, so we came there at 15 to eight…and yes we were able to see the glory of it all. I was a… Read more

i Saloni ❘ Design Week Ends

triennale

Started Friday with a trip to the Triennale, which is the main design museum here in Milan. Passed through the main exhibition, curated by Alberto Alessi and called the Dream Factory, it focuses on Italian design factories. The weather was amazing so we went outside to the garden, where the… Read more

Friday Candy ❘ HAF 001 Mix

IMG_2945

Celebrating both the successes and adventures of our Milan correspondent Hafsteinn Juliusson and the weekend ahead, ladies and gentlemen, we bring you HAF 001 by Dj Danni Deluxe, a mix of music that inspired the HAF by Hafsteinn Juliusson staff when working on their first collection. Happy Friday! HAF 001… Read more

Label Launch ❘ ELLA by Elinros Lindal

Ljósmyndari

Last Friday, we popped by 1919 for the launch of new fashion label ELLA by Elinrós Lindal. At ELLA, less is more – their slow fashion concept puts emphasis on quality instead of quantity. – Slow Fashion is all about designing, producing, consuming and living better. Designers, buyers, retailers and consumers… Read more

i Saloni ❘ And The Fun Goes On

Form-Photoshoot

I started yesterday with a photo shoot for Form Magazine. They are doing a feature on young Nordic designers exhibiting in Milan this year. You can see more of their work here: Daniel Rybakken, Norway Studio Vit – Helena Jonasson & Veronica Dagnert, Sweden (based in London, UK) Hallgeir Homstvedt,… Read more

Backstage at SHAKE

shake1

The Icelandic Fashion Council exhibited the short film SHAKE during DesignMarch 2011. Have you seen it yet? Here are a few beautiful stills from the shoot. Have a great day! Photos by Halla Einarsdóttir